There are many factors that might motivate a person to take on the challenge of remodeling a home. Some homeowners may have a specific event that finally pushes them over the edge to remodel (such as the last child leaving for college), while others may just feel it is finally time to execute the dream.
April 25, 2015|
Annie Schwemmer and Ann Robinson
"Will Hillary Clinton fight hard enough for the middle class?" economist and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich asked earlier this month in the Christian Science Monitor. Reich served under former President Bill Clinton.
April 24, 2015|
In the spring of 2009, California-based writer Sharael Kolberg did the math and estimated that she spent four months of her year using some form of entertainment technology — whether watching TV or surfing the Internet.
April 24, 2015|
When Constance and Howard Clery picked Lehigh University for their youngest — and only — daughter to attend, it was partly because the school seemed safe. The Pennsylvania campus was serene, beautiful and less than two hours from home.
April 23, 2015|
The Georgia Southern School of Nursing Students' Memorial Fund has been established to honor the five nursing students who tragically lost their lives Wednesday morning. Visitwww.GeorgiaSouthern.edu/memorial to make a gift to the fund.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University Museum recognized longtime supporter Planters Telephone Cooperative recently during the annual Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries Conference at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.
In colonial times, this county was referred to as St. Matthews Parish, of which Ebenezer was the center. Following the Revolutionary War, the Legislature named Effingham County as one of the original eight counties of Georgia, created by the 1777 Constitution.
February 03, 2015|
By Susan Exley
|Echoes of Effingham
Sadly, one indicator of Effingham's family-oriented growth has succumbed to economic pressure, and I for one will miss it. As some in the county may already know, Baibry's Coffee and Café in Rincon has closed its doors for good.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue and U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, applauded the inclusion of new construction funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project in the president's fiscal year 2016 budget.
February 03, 2015|
Q: My twin boys just turned 13 and are demanding - that is the right word - later curfews. They tell us that their curfew, which is 8:30 on nights when there is no school the next day, is "pitiful." We live in an area where there's nothing for kids that age to do in the evenings but hang out in small groups or go to one another's houses and watch television or play video games. I don't especially want my kids doing any of that.
The Georgia General Assembly convened for its third week and it was especially nice to welcome folks from Effingham County for their annual day at the Capitol who came to the State House to discuss issues of importance. It is always beneficial to have input from you and I welcome visits, email and phone calls as topics are considered in the Legislature that will ultimately affect our life.
We just completed a very busy week at the state capital. It was such a pleasure to see so many Effingham County residents come for Effingham Day and to visit with many folks from Chatham County at the Savannah-Chatham Day seafood festival, as well.